1973, born in Eindhoven, The Netherlands

1991 – 1994, Fine Arts, Academy of Visual Arts, Tilburg
1997 – 2000, Bachelor of Arts, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University
2000 – 2002, Master of Arts, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University
2015 – current, tutor Independent Artists Institute De Ateliers, Amsterdam

Lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands


2016 – Sculpture Falls in a Forest, Do it With Others, Tilburg (solo)
2015 – Art Cologne 2015 NADA Collaborations (duo with Fiona Mackay)
2014 – Credit Like Drain Follow, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam (solo)
2013 – Initial Public Offering, WCW Gallery, Hamburg (solo)
2012 – Martijn Hendriks, Navid Nuur, Liste 17, Basel (duo)
2012 – Every Reform Movement Has a Lunatic Fringe: Martijn Hendriks & Matthew Lutz-Kinoy. W139, Amsterdam (duo)
2011 – Almost Nothing and Almost Everything, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam (solo)
2011 – The One Two: Uta Eisenreich & Martijn Hendriks, TAG, Den Haag, curated by Suzanne Wallinga (duo)
2011 – Beside Itself, Martijn Hendriks and Bas van den Hurk, Duende, Rotterdam (duo)
2010 – Martijn Hendriks, Magali Reus, Walden Affairs, Den Haag (duo)
2010 – All That is Solid, RSTR4, Munich (Solo)
2009 – Let’s call the whole thing off, MIC Toi Rerehiko, Auckland, curated by Nicole Edwards (Solo)


2017 – Identify your limitations, acknowledge the periphery, Vitrine Gallery, Basel, curated by Alys Williams and Chris Bayley
2017 – Onder Ons, CIAP, Hasselt, curated by Evelyn Simons and Isabel Van Bos

2016 – Modus Operandi, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, Diepenheim, curated by Alexandra Landré
2016 – The Super Narrative, In De Ruimte, Ghent, curated by Bjornus van der Borght
2016 – Hybrid Modus, Skulptur Bredelar, Germany, curated by Ursula Ströbele and Bas Hendrikx
2016 – Body Holes/New Scenario, 9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, curated by Tilman Hornig, Paul Barsch and Nuno Patricio
2016 – Inflected Objects: Mise en Séance, De Hallen Haarlem, curated by Melanie Buehler

2015 – Technologism, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, curated by Charlotte Day
2015 – Beeld, Kunsthal Citroën, Amsterdam, curated by Karel Schampers and Joost Declercq
2015 – Searching for Devices, Basis, Frankfurt, curated by Gislind Köhler

2014 – Artissima 2014, Torino
2014 – It ain’t whatcha write, it’s the way atcha write it, Manifesta Biennial Foundation, Amsterdam
2014 – Impossible Show, Collaboration with Francesco Stocchi, Temporary Gallery, Cologne

2013 – Willem Oorebeek, Martijn Hendriks, Alexandra Leykauf, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam
2013 – Abstract Myths, Nest, The Hague, curated by Hans den Hartog Jager

2012 – Reflections on Form, Barbara Seiler Galerie, Zurich
2012 – Drawing Quote!, Pigna Project Space, Rome, curated by Nick Oberthaler and Francesco Stocchi 2012 – Khamsa-izm, Diet Gallery, Miami, curated by Nicolas Lobo
2012 – Autumn of Modernism II, Temporary Gallery, Cologne, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti
2012 – Brand Innovations for Ubiquitous Authorship, Higher Pictures, New York City, curated by Artie Vierkant
2012 – Is There Life on Mars?, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam
2012 – Minimal Myth, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, curated by Francesco Stocchi 2012 – What is the use of being a boy if you are going to grow up to be a man?, Annie Gentils, Antwerp, curated by Alexander Mayhew
2012 – Regardless of the questions asked, Sheffield Fringe, Sheffield, curated by Minou Norouzi
2012 – Autumn of Modernism, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti
2012 – The Greater Cloud, Nimk, Amsterdam, curated by Petra Heck
2012 – Martijn Hendriks, Alexandra Leykauf, Katja Mater, Navid Nuur, Lucy Stein, Martin van Zomeren, Art Rotterdam

2011 – I Can’t, I Can, I Care, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti
2011 – Format, The Luminary Center for the Arts, St. Louis
2011 – Rhododendron (II), Space, London, curated by Harm van den Dorpel
2011 – Memery, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), North Adams, curated by Emily Leisz Carr and Oliver Wunsch
2011 – A Leaf Is Crashing On My Window, WCW Gallery, Hamburg, curated by Pond Projects
2011 – Rhododendron, W139, Amsterdam, curated by Harm van den Dorpel

2010 – Free, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, curated by Lauren Cornell
2010 – Fotografia, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma, Rome, curated by Valentina Tanni
2010 – Catalyst, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC, curated by J. W. Mahoney
2010 – Smooth Structures, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, curated by Enough Room for Space
2010 – Be Blue, Laleh June Galerie, Basel
2010 – Input/Output, Ryan Trecartin and Martijn Hendriks, Incubate, Tilburg
2010 – Video Feedback, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York NY
2010 – An immaterial survey of our peers, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, curated by Brad Troemel
2010 – The Destroyed Room II, Whatspace, Tilburg
2010 – The Destroyed Room I, Galerie im Regierungsviertel / Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin
2010 – Whole Earth Catalogue, Neoncampobase, Bologna, curated by Domenico Quaranta
2010 – After Image, School 33, Baltimore MA, curated by Jamillah James

2009 – Versions, Netherlands Institute for Media Arts Montevideo/Time Based Arts, Amsterdam, curated by Constant Dullaart
2009 – Infernal Machine, G39, Cardiff, UK, curated by Michael Cousin
2009 – Imagine, CasZuidas, Amsterdam
2009 – Just Add Water, De Soto Gallery, Los Angeles, curated by Pascual Sisto
2009 – No Soul for Sale, X-Initiative, New York NY
2009 – New Wave, Internet Pavillion, 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice
2009 – Michael Jackson Doesn’t Quit, The Future Gallery, Berlin
2009 – In Real Life, Capricious Space, New York NY, curated by Laurel Ptak
2009 – New Genre XVI, Living Arts of Tulsa, Oklahoma
2009 – Contemporary Semantics Beta, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, curated by Constant Dullaart 2009 – Without a Trace, Vooruit, Ghent

2008 – When Absence Becomes Presence, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington DC, curated by Niels Van Tomme, Sonja Simony
2008 – While We Were Working, Nightingale Theatre, Chicago
2008 – Hitchcock, héritiers et détournement, 17e Festival du Film de Vendôme, Vendôme
2008 – The Birds without the birds, Broadway Media Centre, Nottingham
2008 – Drawing near, then away, FADA Art Gallery, Ankara
2008 – Always on your minds, Video Vortex 3, Ankara
2008 – Netmares/Netdreams, Current Gallery, Baltimore MA
2008 – Los Angeles Works, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles

2007 – Video Vortex 2, Netherlands Media Art Institute Montevideo/Time Based Arts, Amsterdam
2007 – Video as Urban Condition, Lentos Kunstmuseum/Museum of Modern Art Linz, Linz